Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 from 7:30am to 4:00pm


If you're looking to improve your "green" thumb, or you're a seasoned gardener, you'll benefit from Gardenfest workshops.

Get Out and Grow Veggies 2020

Enjoy the morning keynote address "Get Out and Grow Veggies 2020" by TV garden host, author, producer, and educator, William Moss. William will review 20 of the best veggies to grow in Chicagoland based on nutrition, productivity, maintenance, etc. He'll discuss new varieties with new features and old varieties with newly discovered attributes.

The Gardener as Artist

In her afternoon keynote address, Nina Koziol looks at public and private gardens--from the quirky and magical to the elegant and innovative (and their creators)—and the plants and garden art within them. If you need inspiration, this is for you.

Choose from many breakout sessions to fill your day with education, information and new ideas!

Breakout sessions include:

-Landscapes and Gardens from a Designer's View
-Backyard Blueberries and Raspberries
-Tool Care and Sharpening
-Curb Appeal and Landscaping Ideas from Fixer Upper
-and many, many more!


$45 Public
$25 MCC Horticulture Students
fee includes lunch